Category Archive: travel

Jun 01

Sunrise At Banat-i Hills

I was a little bit anxious to climb Banat-i Hills alone (and for the first time). But my feet have a mind of their own so I didn’t have much choice. I brisked to a concrete road to a rocky one that led me up. The 35-minute walk was supposed to be boring but I met Kuya …

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Apr 09

One Summer Morn In Astoria Bohol

I seldom see the sun as it rises (only when I work all night long until daybreak). I’m not an early riser, so to speak. But waking up at four in the morning to get myself ready for a visit to Astoria Bohol was worth it.     Astoria Bohol is just 10 minutes away …

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Mar 21

Getting High at Osmena Peak

Some 85 kilometers away from Cebu City, in the town of Dalaguete, is the Mantalongon Mountain Range. Part of this ridge is the province’s highest point, standing at around 1,000 meters above sea level – the Osmena Peak. Osmena Peak got its name from one of the province’s prominent families, the Osmena’s. Taking pride of …

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Mar 19

My Top 4 Churches In The Philippines

  Holy week is almost here and for most Catholics, this is the best time to visit churches. I have been to several churches in the Philippines, but only four stand out for me. St. Vincent Parish Church in Calape, Bohol This Gothic-inspired Catholic church has always been my favorite not only because it is …

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Mar 07

Island Hopping With Sea Drake Island Cruises

At the port of Tubigon, a sea dragon in its black and white, well-built body awaits his guests. Sea Drake Island Cruises takes tourists to places – to islands that sometimes exist and sometimes do not, islands they will never forget, virgin islands they will be having a hard time saying goodbye to. Equipped with …

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Mar 02

Oh My, Candijay!

Candijay is 92 kilometers away from the city. As I haven’t heard anything interesting about it, I thought that spending a two-hour drive to this laid back town would be a waste of time. But once I got there, I stood in awe. Tongue-tied, actually. The only words that came out from my mouth were …

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Feb 25

Break Free, Break Laws, Go Zipbike

Traveling is not only about enjoying the view. It is also about experience nature and breaking laws, the law of gravity, in this case. Growing up, I was timid, afraid to show who I really am and hesitant to say and ask what I really want. I always do what “pleases” others, not because I …

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Feb 23

6 Reasons Why Anda Is Unforgettable

If you think Anda is just a long stretch of white sandy beach, perfect for relaxation, romance, or finding inner peace, you’re absolutely wrong. This piece of heavenly-made paradise is so much more than that – more than you can imagine. In doubt? Read on. Music Dining at Quinale Beach Bar, you are not only …

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Jan 29

Half A Day In Bohol: A DIY Travel Guide

Want to go on a Bohol trip but got limited time? And your inner self has grown impatient that her whisper “what a shame” keeps banging in your head. For who could resist the beauty of Bohol’s beaches, the serenity of its hills, and the diversity of its wildlife? No one. Ready Gear up now. …

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Jan 21

Bohol To Manila By Land

So you missed to book a flight on special and the idea of a long sea trip on a stormy season would make you vomit, and you can’t just delay  the holiday that you have been dreaming of. Frustrating, eh? Well, go pack up as there are two bus lines that will take you from …

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